形容詞の機能

形容詞は名詞の様子を説明します。 形容詞が名詞を説明することを“修飾”と言います。形容詞の役割:

感情や質を伝える

  • He is a lonely man.
  • They are honest.

国籍や起源を告げる

  • I heard a French song.
  • This clock is German.
  • Our house is Victorian.

物事の性質をより詳しく説明

  • That is a flashy car.
  • The knife is sharp.

年齢を伝える

  • He's a young man.
  • My coat is old.

サイズや寸法を伝える

  • John is a tall man.
  • This film is long.

色を伝える

  • Paul wore a red shirt.
  • The sunset was crimson.

物の素材の説明

  • The table is wooden.
  • She wore a cotton dress.

形を伝える

  • I sat at a round table.
  • The envelope is square.

判断や価値を表現

  • That was a fantastic film.
  • Grammar is complicated.